Understanding RIDL science
Oxitec has developed an innovative and elegant solution to insect pest control.
It has used cutting-edge genetics to develop a more effective, safer and more widely applicable approach to the Sterile Insect Technique – a well-understood, environmentally benign form of pest control.
On these pages you can read more about the science which underpins our approach. Readers interested in a more detailed overview can access over 40 publications from ourselves and third parties on our Publications page